• Since 2007, 74 winners from around the world have been awarded
  • One of the Arab World's most prestigious and well-funded prizes
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Young Author Award

Dr. Mahmoud Zein Al-Abedeen Syrian Arab Republic Architecture Of The Ottoman Mosques

Dr. Mahmoud Zein Al-Abedeen – Syria
Translation Award

Althat a'inha Ka'khr, Translated From french by the philosopher paul Ricoeur

Dr. Georges Zinaty – Lebanon
Young Author Award

The Future of International relations, from civilizations conflict to humanitarian civilization and peace Culture.

Mohammed Sa’di – Morocco
Young Author Award

Permanence and Deception: Post-Colonial Discourse in the Contemporary Arab Criticism” [Al Rasees Wal Mukhatala – Khitab Ma b’d Al Coloniyalyya fil Naqd Al Arabi Al Mu’aser]

Dr. Rami Abu Shihab – Jordan
Publishing and Technology Award

The publishing house which has published significant works for all age groups

Arab Scientific Publishers Inc. – Lebanon
Arabic Culture in Other Languages Award

Arabian-Naito to Nihon-Jin (The Arabian Nights and the Japanese)

Sugita Hideaki – Japan
Translation Award

Naguib Mahfouz’s Cairo Trilogy (Palace Walk, Palace of Desire and Sugar Street)

Hanawa Haruo – Japan
Literature Award

Majaneen bait lahem (The Fools of Bethlehem)

Osama Alaysa – Palestine

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